The most popular books in English
from 35601 to 35800

What books are currently the most popular and which are the all time classics? Here we present you with a mixture of those two criteria. We update this list once a month.

35601. A man who knows

Emmanuel Bove

Maurice Lesca is fifty-seven--older, not much wiser, and painfully comical in his failures. Though educated as a doctor, he's a ne'er-do-well who milks family and friends for money and lives in poverty with his widowed sister. When he encourages a divorcée to extort money from …

35604. Mr. Blettsworthy on Rampole Island

H. G. Wells

Mr. Blettsworthy on Rampole Island is a 1928 novel by H. G. Wells.

35605. Les Fausses Confidences

Pierre de Marivaux

Les Fausses Confidences is a three-act comedy in prose by the French playwright Pierre de Carlet de Chamberlain de Marivaux. It was first performed on the 16 March 1737 by the actors of the Comédie Italienne at the Hotel de Bourgogne, Paris. This play explores the idea of …

35609. The Illusionist

Anita Mason

The Illusionist is a novel written by Anita Mason.

35611. Economy and Society

Max Weber

Economy and Society is a book by political economist and sociologist Max Weber, published posthumously in Germany in 1922 by his wife Marianne. Alongside The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, it is considered to be one of Weber's most important works. Extremely …

35614. Do You!: 12 Laws to Access the Power in You to …

Russell Simmons

Do You!: 12 Laws to Access the Power in You to Achieve Happiness and Success is a book by Russell Simmons and Chris Morrow.

35616. Utilitarianism

John Stuart Mill

John Stuart Mill's book Utilitarianism is a philosophical defence of utilitarianism in ethics. The essay first appeared as a series of three articles published in Fraser's Magazine in 1861; the articles were collected and reprinted as a single book in 1863. It went through four …

35619. The Oysters of Locmariaquer

Eleanor Clark

The Oysters of Locmariaquer is the book by Eleanor Clark.

35620. Jungle Lovers

Paul Theroux

Set in post-colonial Malawi, Jungle Lovers is the fifth novel by American author Paul Theroux, first published in June 1971 by Houghton Mifflin and The Bodley Head. The author himself worked in Malawi from 1963 to 1965 with the Peace Corps and the book itself was banned for many …

35622. Medieval Exegesis: The Four Senses of Scripture

Henri de Lubac

Medieval Exegesis: The Four Senses of Scripture, is a three volume study by Henri de Lubac, first published in French between 1959 and 1964. It is considered to be one of the most important and thorough studies of the history of medieval exegesis. Its subject matter ranges from …

35626. Bill and Pete to the Rescue

Tomie dePaola

Bill and Pete to the Rescue is a book published in 1998 that was written by Tomie dePaola.

35627. Assignment in Eternity

Robert A. Heinlein

Assignment in Eternity, is a collection of four mixed science fiction and fantasy novellas by Robert A. Heinlein, first published in hardcover by Fantasy Press in 1953, with some of the stories somewhat revised from their original magazine publications, as follows: Gulf. Lost …

35629. It's Been a Good Life

Isaac Asimov

It's Been a Good Life is a book edited by Janet Asimov. The book, published by Prometheus Books, is a collection of Isaac Asimov's diaries, personal letters, and a condensation of his three earlier autobiographies: In Memory Yet Green, In Joy Still Felt, I. Asimov: A Memoir, …

35632. The Boy Who Taught the Beekeeper to Read

Susan Hill

The Boy Who Taught the Beekeeper to Read is a short story collection by British writer Susan Hill published in 2003 by Chatto & Windus and the following year in paperback by Vintage Books. It "received long and favourable reviews in The Guardian, The Spectator, The Sunday …

35636. The Celestial Bed

Irving Wallace

The Celestial Bed is a 1987 novel by Irving Wallace, revolving around scientific issues of sex. It is based on some of the sex therapy techniques developed after Masters and Johnson, who created the term "sex surrogates". It was first published in 1987 by Delacorte Press. The …

35637. Thin Air

Kristine Kathryn Rusch

Thin Air is a Star Trek: New Earth novel written by Dean Wesley Smith and Kristine Kathryn Rusch.

35641. Bug-Jargal

Victor Hugo

Bug-Jargal is a novel by the French writer Victor Hugo. First published in 1826, it is a reworked version of an earlier short story of the same name published in the Hugo brothers' magazine Le Conservateur littéraire in 1820. The novel follows a friendship between the enslaved …

35644. The Gladiators from Capua

Caroline Lawrence

The Gladiators from Capua is a children's historical novel by Caroline Lawrence, published on June 3, 2004. The eighth book of the Roman Mysteries series, it is set primarily in the city of Rome in March AD 80, during the Inaugural Games at the newly built Flavian Amphitheatre, …

35645. Snowball's Chance

John Reed

Snowball's Chance, is a parody of George Orwell's Animal Farm written by John Reed, in which Snowball the pig returns to the Manor Farm after many years' absence, to install capitalism — which proves to have its own pitfalls.

35649. Leaves of Grass

Walt Whitman

Leaves of Grass is a poetry collection by the American poet Walt Whitman. Though the first edition was published in 1855, Whitman spent most of his professional life writing and re-writing Leaves of Grass, revising it multiple times until his death. This resulted in vastly …

35652. Hollywood, Interrupted: Insanity Chic in Babylon - …

Andrew Breitbart

Hollywood, Interrupted: Insanity Chic in Babylon - The Case Against Celebrity is a book and website authored by Mark Ebner, with co-author Andrew Breitbart. The book was published in 2004 by John Wiley and Sons. The writing focuses primarily on what Ebner sees as the …

35653. The Samson Option: Israel's Nuclear Arsenal and …

Seymour Hersh

The Samson Option: Israel's Nuclear Arsenal and American Foreign Policy is a 1991 book by Seymour Hersh. It details the history of Israel's nuclear weapons program and its effects on Israel-American relations. The "Samson Option" of the book's title refers to the nuclear …

35654. Speed

William S. Burroughs, Jr.

Speed, first published in 1970, was the first of three published works by William S. Burroughs, Jr., the son of the Beat Generation author William S. Burroughs. Speed is an autobiographical novel about the ins and outs of the life of a methamphetamine addict. It starts out with …

35657. Searches and Seizures

Stanley Elkin

Searches and Seizures is a book written by Stanley Elkin.

35664. The Battle of Pollocks Crossing

J. L. Carr

The Battle of Pollocks Crossing is the sixth novel by J.L. Carr, published in 1985. The novel was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1985 and followed a nomination in 1980 for A Month in the Country, his preceding novel. The novel describes a year spent by a young English …

35670. We Real Cool: Black Men and Masculinity

Bell Hooks

We Real Cool: Black Men and Masculinity by bell hooks is a book collection of 10 essays on the way in which white culture marginalizes black males. The essays are intended to provide cultural criticism and solutions to the problems she identifies. In We Real Cool, hooks suggests …

35671. Dwellers of the Forbidden City

David Cook

Dwellers of the Forbidden City is an adventure module, or pre-packaged adventure booklet, ready for use by Dungeon Masters in the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game. The adventure was first used as a module for tournament play at the 1980 Origins Game Fair, and was …

35674. The Big Fellow

Frank O'Connor

The Big Fellow is a 1937 biography of the famed Irish leader, Michael Collins, by Frank O'Connor. The Big Fellow covers the period of Collins's life from the Easter Rising in 1916 to his death during the Irish Civil War in 1922. Unlike most conventional biographies of famous …

35681. Holiday

Stanley Middleton

Holiday is a Booker Prize-winning novel by English writer Stanley Middleton.

35682. Li Lun, Lad of Courage

Carolyn Treffinger

Li Lun, Lad of Courage is a children's novel by Carolyn Treffinger. Set in China, it tells the story of a boy who tries to survive and grow rice on a barren mountain after being banished from his village. The novel, illustrated by Kurt Wiese, was first published in 1947 and was …

35683. Shadrach

Meindert DeJong

Shadrach by Meindert De Jong is a children's novel about a small boy and his pet rabbit. The novel, illustrated by Maurice Sendak, was first published in 1953 and was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1954.

35688. With God in Russia

Walter Ciszek

With God in Russia is a memoir by Walter Ciszek, a Polish-American Jesuit priest known for his clandestine missionary work in the Soviet Union between 1941 and 1963. It was originally published in 1964 by McGraw-Hill. Since 1990, the life of Fr. Ciszek has been considered by the …

35693. Selected Papers on Computer Science

Donald Knuth

Selected Papers on Computer Science is a book written by Donald Knuth.

35698. Prince Otto

Robert Louis Stevenson

Prince Otto: A Romance is a novel written by Robert Louis Stevenson, first published in 1885. The novel was largely written during 1883. Stevenson referred to Prince Otto as "my hardest effort", one of the chapters was rewritten eight times by Stevenson and once by his wife. The …

35700. Will Warburton

George Gissing

Will Warburton: A Romance of Real Life was George Gissing's last novel. It was published in 1905, two years after Gissing's death.

35702. The Four Men: a Farrago

Hilaire Belloc

The Four Men: A Farrago is a novel by Hilaire Belloc that describes a 140-kilometre long journey on foot across the English county of Sussex from Robertsbridge in the east to Harting in the west. As a "secular pilgrimage" through Sussex, the book has parallels with his earlier …

35704. Design of Cities

Edmund Bacon

Design of Cities, first published in 1967, is an illustrated account of the development of urban form, written by Edmund Bacon, who was the Executive Director of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission from 1949 to 1970. The work looks at the many aspects that influence city …

35705. The Pentagon Spy

Franklin W. Dixon

The Pentagon Spy is the 61st title of the Hardy Boys series., written by Franklin W. Dixon. Grosset & Dunlap published this book in 2005.

35706. Irish Love

Andrew Greeley

Irish Love is the sixth of the Nuala Anne McGrail series of mystery novels by Roman Catholic priest and author Father Andrew M. Greeley.

35708. Murderers' Row

Donald Hamilton

Murderers' Row is the title of a 1962 spy novel by Donald Hamilton. It was the fifth novel featuring his creation Matt Helm, a Second World War assassin recruited as a counter-agent by a secret American agency. This was the last Matt Helm novel to not use Hamilton's naming …

35709. The Last Wizard

Simon Hawke

The Last Wizard is a book published in 1997 that was written by Simon Hawke.

35711. A Dual Autobiography

Will Durant

A Dual Autobiography ia a book written by Will Durant and Ariel Durant.

35717. The Curse of Slagfid

Elizabeth H. Boyer

The Curse of Slagfid is a book published in 1989 that was written by Elizabeth Boyer.

35719. Thanks to the Saint

Leslie Charteris

Thanks to the Saint is a collection of short stories by Leslie Charteris, first published in December 1957 by The Crime Club in the United States and by Hodder and Stoughton in the United Kingdom in 1958.

35720. Lamy of Santa Fe

Paul Horgan

Lamy of Santa Fe is a 1975 biography of Catholic Archbishop Jean Baptiste Lamy, written by American author Paul Horgan and published by Wesleyan University Press. The book won the 1976 Pulitzer Prize for History.

35721. Come Sing, Jimmy Jo

Katherine Paterson

Come Sing, Jimmy Jo is a 1985 children's novel written by U.S. novelist Katherine Paterson. The book focuses on a West Virginia boy named James Johnson, whose parents are bluegrass music performers. When it is discovered that James has previously unrecognized musical talent, his …

35727. The Man Who Would Be Queen

J. Michael Bailey

The Man Who Would Be Queen: The Science of Gender-Bending and Transsexualism is a 2003 book by J. Michael Bailey, published by Joseph Henry Press. In the first section of the book, Bailey discusses gender-atypical behaviors and gender identity disorder in children, emphasizing …

35729. The Wizard of Rue Morgue

Simon Hawke

The Wizard of Rue Morgue is a book published in 1990 that was written by Simon Hawke.

35730. Evolution of Infectious Disease

Paul W. Ewald

Evolution of Infectious Disease is a 1993 book by the evolutionary biologist Paul Ewald. In this book Ewald contends the traditional view that parasites should evolve toward benign coexistence with their hosts. He draws on various studies which contradict this dogma and asserts …

35731. The Crocus List

Gavin Lyall

Crocus List is a third person narrative novel by English author Gavin Lyall, first published in 1985, and the third of his series of novels with the character “Harry Maxim” as the main protagonist.

35733. Mind-Force Warrior

Peter David

Mind-Force Warrior is a book published in 1990 that was written by Peter David.

35739. Darkworld Detective

Michael Reaves

Darkworld Detective is a collection of science fantasy stories written by J. Michael Reaves, published as a paperback original by Bantam Books in 1982. The linked stories feature protagonist, a detective on the planet Ja-Lur. An authorized sequel, The Black Hole of Carcosa, was …

35740. The Bishop's Mantle

Agnes Sligh Turnbull

The Bishop's Mantle is a novel by Agnes Sligh Turnbull about the grandson of an American Episcopal bishop in New York City in the early years of World War II.

35742. Cat's Quizzer

Dr. Seuss

PICTURE BOOKS. The Cat in the Hat plays quiz master by challenging the reader with both entertaining and educational questions such as "Are freckles catching?" and "How old do you have to be to drive a car?" Ages 4+.

35744. Galactic Odyssey

Keith Laumer

Galactic Odyssey is a science fiction novel by author Keith Laumer. It was first serialized in IF magazine and first published in novel form in 1967. It was also known under the title Spaceman.

35745. Boba Fett: Hunted

Elizabeth Hand

Boba Fett: Hunted is a 2003 children's science fiction book by Elizabeth Hand set in the Star Wars galaxy at the beginning of the Clone Wars. This sequel to Boba Fett: A New Threat was published by Scholastic Press. The book takes place two months after Star Wars Episode II: …

35748. The Poisoned Crown

Jan Siegel

The Poisoned Crown is a book published in 2006 that was written by Jan Siegel.

35749. Black Alice

Thomas M. Disch

Black Alice is a novel by Thomas M. Disch and John Sladek, published in 1968.

35750. On the Edge

Gillian Cross

On the Edge is a book by Gillian Cross.

35751. The Hidden City

Charles de Lint

The Hidden City is a book published in 1990 that was written by Charles de Lint.

35752. Sleep It Off Lady

Jean Rhys

Sleep It Off Lady, originally published in late 1976 by André Deutsch of Great Britain, was famed Dominican author Jean Rhys' final collection of short stories. The sixteen stories in this collection stretch over an approximate 75-year period, starting from the end of the …

35755. After Image

Pierce Askegren

Afterimage is an original novel based on the U.S. television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. It is set early in the second season of the TV show.

35758. Return to the Temple of Elemental Evil

Monte Cook

Return to the Temple of Elemental Evil is an adventure module for the 3rd edition of the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy roleplaying game, set in the game's World of Greyhawk campaign setting.

35760. Anna Hastings

Allen Drury

Anna Hastings: The Story of a Washington Newspaperperson is a 1977 political novel by Allen Drury which follows the titular reporter as she climbs her way to the top of the Washington media elite. It is set in a different fictional timeline from Drury's 1959 novel Advise and …

35763. Metal Fatigue

Sean Williams

Metal Fatigue is a 1996 science fiction novel by Sean Williams. It is set in a world after nuclear war where the metropolis of Kennedy in the United States has become walled off in order to protect itself from the decline of the rest the country.

35764. Big Anthony and the Magic Ring

Tomie dePaola

Big Anthony and the Magic Ring is a book published in 1979 that was written by Tomie dePaola.

35766. David Copperfield

Charles Dickens

David Copperfield, is the eighth novel by Charles Dickens. It was first published as a serial in 1849–50, and as a book in 1850. Many elements of the novel follow events in Dickens' own life, and it is probably the most autobiographical of his novels. In the preface to the 1867 …

35768. The Man Who Would Be F. Scott Fitzgerald

David Handler

The Man Who Would Be F. Scott Fitzgerald is a book written by David Handler.

35776. The Solar System and Back

Isaac Asimov

The Solar System and Back is a collection of science essays by Isaac Asimov. It is the seventh in a series of books reprinting essays from The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction.

35777. Follow the Saint

Leslie Charteris

Follow the Saint is a collection of three mystery novellas by Leslie Charteris, featuring the criminal and crimefighter Simon Templar, alias The Saint. The collection was first published in 1938. Follow the Saint marked a change in the publication order for the Saint books. Up …

35779. The Infernal Device & Others

Michael Kurland

The Infernal Device & Others is a book written by Michael Kurland.

35780. Saving Room for Dessert

K. C. Constantine

Saving Room for Dessert is a crime novel by the American writer K.C. Constantine set in 1990s Rocksburg, a fictional, blue-collar, Rustbelt town in Western Pennsylvania. Constantine's earlier novels followed the exploits of police chief Mario Balzic and detective Rugs Carlucci …

35781. Lost Worlds

Clark Ashton Smith

Lost Worlds is a collection of fantasy, horror and science fiction short stories by author Clark Ashton Smith. It was released in 1944 and was the author's second book published by Arkham House. 2,043 copies were printed. The stories for this volume were selected by the author. …

35782. The Bassumtyte Treasure

Jane Louise Curry

The Bassumtyte Treasure is a book by Jane Louise Curry.

35786. Adam and Eve and Pinch-Me

Julie Johnston

Adam and Eve and Pinch Me is a young adult fiction book written in 1994 by Julie Johnston. The book was awarded the Governor General's Award for Text in Children's Literature in 1994, the Ruth & Sylvia Schwartz Children's Book Award in 1995, and the Canadian Library …

35791. The Death Shift

Peter Elkind

The Death Shift is a book written by Peter Elkind.

35799. The Longest Ride

Nicholas Sparks

In the tradition of his beloved first novel, The Notebook, #1 New York Times bestselling author Nicholas Sparks returns with the remarkable story of two couples whose lives intersect in profound and surprising ways. Ira Levinson is in trouble. Ninety-one years old and stranded …

35800. The Racketeer

John Grisham

The Racketeer was one of Amazon's mystery/thriller Best Books of the Month picks for October. A Q&A with the author: Describe The Racketeer in one sentence. A federal judge is murdered, and our hero in prison knows who did it, and why. What's on your nightstand/bedside …



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